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FRIDAY, SEP 27, 2019
Long Form Census Questionnaire Continues Under Different Name

Although Americans only fill out a decennial Census form once every 10 years, the Census Bureau gets information about the nation’s population from a variety of ... more

WEDNESDAY, SEP 25, 2019
Case Study: Teaching Sociology with Social Explorer

“Place is such a powerful, significant symbol and it spans across disciplines. My argument is that with Social Explorer, I can see a tie-in with place-based data... more

MONDAY, SEP 23, 2019
Case Study: Historical Research with Social Explorer

“Social Explorer has been incredibly helpful for me. It makes census data a lot easier and it's all in one place. I started using Social Explorer as an under... more

THURSDAY, SEP 19, 2019
For Employer-Based Health Insurance, Metros With Higher Education Institutions Have More Coverage

While the concentration of employers is spread unevenly throughout the U.S., metro areas with a high percentage of adults who get health insurance from their workplace... more

TUESDAY, SEP 17, 2019
Census Data Shows You Can Go Home Again, And 1 in 3 Young American Adults Do

The number of young adults who live with their parents has exceeded the number of married young adults with their own households – and is close to surpassing the... more

MONDAY, SEP 16, 2019
When It Comes to Living in College Towns, Tuition Isn’t Always the Biggest Bill

Housing costs in college towns are chewing up student incomes almost as fast as tuition, according to a Social Explorer analysis. The 10 metros where renters spend mor... more

FRIDAY, SEP 13, 2019
New Census Question Highlights Correlation Between Household Income, Internet Service

News travels slowly in Gallup, N.M. Web traffic, too – less than 25 percent of its households have broadband Internet access, and 56 percent have no Internet ser... more

WEDNESDAY, SEP 11, 2019
Are Opportunity Zones a Good Investment? Find out with Social Explorer’s new map layer

“There’s a tremendous amount of data out there that interested parties need to sift through and what we’ve done is synthesize it into easy-to-use and... more

MONDAY, SEP 09, 2019
Case Study: Using Social Explorer to Boost Community Development

“What I love about Social Explorer is that it seems to be one of the more user-friendly experiences that I've had. I love the feature that you can do kind of... more

THURSDAY, SEP 05, 2019
Case Study: How to Revolutionize Market Research with Social Explorer

“The maps are great, as an output thing and a way of selecting the areas. Social Explorer is more user-friendly than Factfinder. Good for discovering interested ... more

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